Mixer inks exclusive streaming deal with Ninja

Leading streamer and influencer Tyler “Ninja” Blevins has confirmed that he will be streaming exclusively on Microsoft-owned platform Mixer. The blockbuster announcement ends a lengthy tenure for Ninja as a Twitch partner, to which he...
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Epic Games releases Fortnite World Cup viewership numbers

Epic Games have unveiled figures that show the Fortnite World Cup peaked at over 2.3 million viewers across YouTube and Twitch during the solo finals. In a blog post,  Epic Games detailed that the...

Epic Games to launch Fortnite Championship Series in Season 10

Epic Games has announced that the Fortnite Championship Series will be introduced in its upcoming Season 10 update. The newest competitive initiative was teased on stage prior to the conclusion of this...
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IMG named distribution partner for Fortnite World Cup

Epic Games has appointed IMG to manage the distribution and media production of its Fortnite World Cup, taking place this weekend in New York City. IMG will deliver all content via an encoded stream from...
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JD Sports announces JDX esports competition

UK-based trainer and sports fashion retailer JD Sports has announced its very first esports competition, JDX. The event will include tournaments on Fortnite, FIFA 19, and Rocket League. Qualifiers for JDX will be...
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FILA enters esports with Counter Logic Gaming partnership

North American organisation Counter Logic Gaming has appointed sportswear brand FILA as the official apparel partner of its Fortnite team. Counter Logic Gaming's Fortnite players will wear select FILA apparel during the...
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FaZe Clan signs Fortnite player NICKMERCS

North American esports organisation FaZe Clan has signed professional Fortnite player and content creator Nick "NICKMERCS" Kolcheff. The popular personality left 100 Thieves - the organisation founded and ran by Matthew "Nadeshot" Haag...

Overwatch League Commissioner Nate Nanzer joins Epic Games

Overwatch League Commissioner Nate Nanzer has announced that he will be leaving Activision Blizzard in the middle of the Overwatch League’s (OWL) second season. ESPN has confirmed that Nanzer will be...

Epic Games launches Fortnite and Nike Air Jordans crossover

Fortnite has partnered up with Nike Air Jordans for an in-game collaboration. The partnership includes branded outfits and the Downtown Drop limited time mode.  The exclusive Nike Air Jordan outfits are available in...

Lighting Pandas cease operations

A notable UK esports organisation, Lightning Pandas, has today announced that the team has ceased operations due to financial challenges and internal factors. Lightning Pandas launched back in 2014, founded by Michael Craddock...

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Washington Justice finds Vice President of Esports Business

Overwatch League franchise Washington Justice has hired Grant Paranjape as its Vice President of Esports Business. Paranjape will lead business and team operations for Washington...